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Easter safety is paramount for our parks and reserves

18/04/2019

The Parks and Wildlife Service encourages visitors and Tasmanians alike to get outdoors and get active - especially in our parks and reserves.More

Good news, Hartz Mountain National Park and other tracks are open!

17/04/2019

In time for Easter walking, PWS have been able to re-open a number of tracks.More

New Mt Mawson Shelter officially opened ahead of ski season

29/03/2019

The new Mt Mawson Public Shelter was today officially opened and will provide a new level of amenity for southern Tasmania's only ski field, as well as upgraded facilities for bushwalkers heading to the iconic Tarn Shelf walk in Mt Field National Park.More

Threatened Species Kit (2003)

Threatened Mammals

Mammals

Threatened Species

Two examples of nationally threatened species that are not listed in the State Act:

  • Eastern quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus)

    Listed as vulnerable under the Federal Act. The Eastern Quoll is now extinct on mainland Australia and is now confined to Tasmania:

  • Eastern barred bandicoot (Perameles gunnii)

    The Eastern barred bandicoot is an example of nationally threatened species that are not listed in the State Act:

Extinct Species

Four examples of Tasmania's threatened species:

Endangered Species

Rare Species